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'It's Street Language' - Angela Rayner Defends Calling Tories 'Scum'

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Angela Rayner has defended calling Tories “scum” last night, saying it was her “street language”.

The deputy leader of the Labour Party launched a heated attack on Conservatives calling them “scum, homophobic, racist, misogynistic”.

She made the comments at a reception for Labour members in the North West of England at the party’s conference in Brighton.

The comments sparked a backlash from Tory MPs but Rayner stood by her words this morning, saying it was “post-watershed”.

She told Sky’s Trevor Phillips........

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